The Bindoon – Dewars Pool Road BioBlitz is a community project aimed at bringing together professional and amateur biologists, ecologists and naturalists – and those interested in learning more about their natural environment – to advance the scientific knowledge of, and learn more about, one part of the State’s diverse biota, ecological communities, and environmental […]
The 14th annual Dieback Information Group conference was held on Friday 31st of July 2015 at the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre. The conference was sponsored by Natural Area and attended by Natural Areas own David Hancock and Sharon Hynes (Botanist). This year the focus was on the biosecurity issues that surround Phytophthora dieback and other […]
Members of our nursery team recently represented Natural Area at a native grass establishment field day held at the Shenton Park Field Station. The field day was hosted by Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Native Seeds Pty Ltd where the uses of native grasses, advantages and limitations where presented and discussed by Dr. Jason […]
Our resident fauna expert spent a week up at Charles Darwin Reserve recently, as part of a field training program organised by ECU. The course – Techniques in Wildlife Conservation was aimed at participants looking to gain extra skills in fauna survey techniques and handling native animals. The course included a theory component with field […]
Towards new protocols for Phytophthora control Supply of stock for restoration and revegetation By David J. Hancock The threat to Australian plant life and biodiversity from existing and potential additional forms of Phytophthora is real and well documented. Some 50% of Western Australia’s endangered flora is susceptible to Phytopthora dieback. Whilst there is a range […]
The Natural Area Open Day is shaping up to be an dynamic day thanks to the support we have from Global Synthetics, Eclipse Soils, Baileys, Elders and Garden City Plastics! Global Synthetics | “Australian Company – Global Expertise” Think all things erosion control including gabion cages, rock mattresses, geosynthetic sand containers, turf reinforcement. Reagan will […]
As part of our ongoing commitment to quality management and assurance, Natural Area are developing our current quality management systems and processes in order to become compliant with the international standard for quality management ISO 9001:2008 Quality. At this stage, we are hoping to become formally certified by the end of 2015.
Natural Area are holding their first open day in March – two days in fact aimed at providing information on our products and services to a broad range of professionals and volunteers in the industry. More details are provided here or check our Facebook page for regular updates. Day 1 is primarily for Local Government […]
It might be a bit late but Happy New Year! The team at Natural Area are back in full swing with most of the staff taking a well deserved break over Christmas and New Year. Of course the Nursery team were extremely busy over this period with watering and potting-on plants for the 2015 revegetation […]
Natural Area are proud sponsors of the BOSS Racing Team. The team recently competed in the Tour of the Murray River which was three stages from Echuca to Yarrawonga in Victoria. Check out the Riders Diaries here.